Movie Review 

Movie Review – Green Book

Principal Cast : Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardinelli, Dimitar Marinov, Mike Hatton, Iqbai Theba, Sebastian Maniscalo, Von Lewis, PJ Byrne, Montrel Miller, Tom Virtue, Dennis W Hall.Synopsis:  A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. ******** The sarcasm drips from the screen in Peter Farrelly’s Green Book, a racial-flavoured period film set in America’s deep south that provides us with the blessing of watching Viggo Mortensen act the pants of everyone around him, including the equally…

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Obituary 

Vale – Bruno Ganz

Noted screen actor Bruno Ganz, best known for his performance as an angel in Wings Of Desire, and as Hitler in Downfall, has passed away. Swiss-born Ganz devoted the majority of his career to the theatre, performing throughout Europe to widespread acclaim, including being named “actor of the year” in 1973, by German magazine Theatre heute. Ganz’ film career did not take off until 1976’s Sommergaste (aka Summer Guests), directed by Peter Stein and set in Tsarist Russia. From there, Ganz would work with noted New Wave Directors including Wim…

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Movie Review 

Movie Review – Grinch, The (2018)

Principal Cast : Benedict Cumberbatch, Cameron Seely, Rashida Jones, Kenan Thompson, Angela Lansbury, Tristan O’hare, Ramone Hamilton, Sam Lavagnino, Scarlett Estevez, Pharrell Williams.Synopsis:  High atop Mount Crumpet, the hateful Grinch looks to steal Christmas away from the happy, joyous Whos from Whoville.  ******** The third feature film adaptation of Dr Seuss’ classic book “How The Grinch Stole Christmas”, the 2018 computer animated Grinch takes the classic story and adds a touch of modern insanity and wit to proceedings. Whether you think it’s a good film will depend on your appreciation for…

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Movie Review 

Movie Review – How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Principal Cast : Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Cate Blanchett, Craig Ferguson, Jonah Hill, Kit Harington, Justin Rupple, Kristen Wiig, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, F Murray Abraham, Gerard Butler.Synopsis:  When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn’t the only Night Fury, he must seek “The Hidden World”, a secret Dragon Utopia, before a hired mercenary named Grimmel finds it first. ******** While Pixar continues to dominate the animated feature film landscape with hit after hit, one franchise slides well under the radar of glory and acclaim despite an absolute refusal to remain second-rate. Dreamworks’ How To Train…

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Trailer Trash! 

Trailer Trash! – Tolkien (Trailer #1)

Ahh, a film about Tolkien that’s loaded with Middle-Earth imagery, because we just can’t get enough Elves, Hobbits and Wizards. Nicholas Hoult stars as the great writer in a film that seems aggressively against Professor Tolkien’s assertion that The Lord of the Rings was not to be considered an allegory for The Great War, a war in which the author took part. Check out the overly pompous trailer, including an obvious title-font homage to Peter Jackson’s famous film series, below.

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DC Extended Universe Movie Review 

Movie Review – Aquaman

Principal Cast : Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Dolph Lundgren, Yayah Abdul-Mateen II, Nicole Kidman, Temuera Morrison, Ludi Lin, Randall Park, Graham McTavish, Michael Beach.Synopsis:  Arthur Curry, the human-born heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, goes on a quest to prevent a war between the worlds of ocean and land. ******** By far the breakout character from DC’s “Snyderverse” version of its cinematic universe, established by Zack Snyder through Man of Steel, Batman V Superman, as well as Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman and the jigsaw puzzle of Justice…

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Awards Season BAFTA's 

Road To The Oscars – The 72nd BAFTA Awards

Over the weekend, the 72nd British Academy of Film And Television Awards were held. Below is the complete list of winner! Check it out! Best Film Best Director Roma – Alfonso Cuarón and Gabriela Rodríguez BlacKkKlansman – Jason Blum, Spike Lee, Raymond Mansfield, Sean McKittrick, and Jordan Peele The Favourite – Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Yorgos Lanthimos, and Lee Magiday Green Book – Jim Burke, Brian Hayes Currie, Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga, and Charles B. Wessler A Star Is Born – Bradley Cooper, Bill Gerber, and Lynette Howell Taylor Alfonso Cuarón – Roma Bradley Cooper – A Star Is Born Yorgos Lanthimos – The Favourite Spike Lee – BlacKkKlansman Paweł Pawlikowski – Cold War Best Actor in a Leading…

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Movie Review 

Movie Review – Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened

Principal Cast : VariousSynopsis:  An American entrepreneur sets out to create the world’s coolest music festival, only to discover he’s woefully unprepared for the disaster that’s about unfold. ******** Anyone even remotely engaged with popular social media platforms such as Instagram or Twitter would be aware of the much maligned 2017 Fyre Festival debacle, a music festival that was so completely botched, so utterly mismanaged and so fragrantly fraudulent, it sent organiser and entrepreneur Billy McFarland to prison and ruined reputations, lives and careers of almost everyone involved. It’s a…

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